Consultation on the Instrument Choice Framework for the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

Current status: Closed

The consultation opened on December 18, 2020 and closed to new input on February 16, 2021.

The Consumer Product Safety Program (the Program) invited comments on the Instrument Choice Framework for the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. The Framework outlines:

The Instrument Choice Framework is intended to:

We will respond to comments received during the consultation period, before publishing the final Instrument Choice Framework.

A summary of the final Instrument Choice Framework will be posted on and a complete copy of the Framework will be provided upon request. A notice of publication will also be sent to subscribers of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act Electronic Newsletter.

How to participate

To participate in this consultation, send us an email at: to express your interest and to request a comment package. We will then email you a copy of the Framework consultation document and instructions on how to provide your comments.

This consultation will be available for 60 days, between December 18, 2020 and February 16, 2021.

Who is the focus of this consultation

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External Relations Division
Consumer and Hazardous Products Safety Directorate
Health Canada

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